Aircastle Limited ("Aircastle") announced today that it entered into a new $450 million secured aircraft financing facility. BNP Paribas, Credit Agricole Corporate & Investment Bank, and MUFG Bank, Ltd., acted as Joint Lead Arrangers and Co-Syndication Agents, BNP acted Structuring Agent and Global Coordinator for the facility.
The facility expires in November 2029 and provides working capital for general corporate purposes, including aircraft acquisition.
Michael Inglese, Aircastle's CEO, stated, "Following our recent successes in sourcing unsecured debt, this secured financing helps diversify Aircastle's funding sources as we continue the investment momentum from our second quarter in a profitable and disciplined manner. Our strong access to capital markets is a strategic strength along with our investment grade rating and unique ownership structure."